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>>> american cities are growing, but their infrastructure isn't keeping pace. urban population increased by 12% between 2000 and 2010, four out of every five americans live in cities or suburbs. but look at the list of cities with the best infrastructure in the world. what's missing from this list? america. not a single american city makes the top ten. the highest by the way in america is atlanta at number 13. dallas at number 15. washington, d.c. at number 22. in the world. the richest country in the world doesn't make the top ten in terms of city infrastructure. this is from mercer by the way. the survey, it ranks cities based on electricity and water infrastructure. congestion, public transportation. and airport effectiveness. which is probably what got some of these american cities on to the list in the first place. americans shouldn't be surprised. china spends about 9% of its total economic output on infrastructure. europe spends about 5%. 50 years ago by the way, the u.s. spent about 5%. now we spend half as much at 2.4%. richard flores is a professor at the university of florida and a
on routine leave pending the outcome of the investigation, which is typical for these kinds of cases. >> city police are working to identify the body found in the inner harbor. a passer-by discovered the body floating in the harbor along pratt street this morning. detectives are awaiting an autopsy to determine the cause of death. three baltimore county police officers being hailed as heroes after pulling in and from a burning truck. investigators say the man was driving saturday morning when he lost control and hit a light pole. we are told the truck and ignited but officers were able to rescue the man before it burst into flames. there is no word on his condition or the cause. the debate over gun control leaguers after the tragedy in connecticut. it is the latest chapter in the long struggle of the right to bear arms. each side is getting ready for a fight. >> capitol hill has seen this fight before. this time, school safety is a big part of the argument. in his first interview after the connecticut shooting tragedy, the n.r.a. chief was defined. >> a gun is a tool. the problem is the crimi
rain. redwood city. and the santa cruz mountains and the decent rain. palo alto, down into sunnyvale and we have parts of livermore, oakland, reporting moderate rain at the time. it is going to shift along highway 13. this is just the beginning. the rain will continue for several hours. we have a wind advisory to talk about. i will share that with you. more on the rain in just a bit >>> highway patrol trying to figure out if the weather had anything to do with a big accident in oakland involving nine vehicles. it shut down some lanes of 880 for about an hour. allie rasmus is joining us live from oakland with an update on the situation. allie? >> reporter: all lanes are back up. for an hour and a half, this highway right behind us, this was a complete mess. this was the scene when we arrived this morning around 5:00. for awhile. traffic, all northbound lanes of 880 were at a complete stand still. >> northbound, before the ramp, this is where the 9-car pile up happened. according to the sergeant, two cars were initially involved in a crash. they were blocking the right hand lane. then
across much of the state today. highs will be from the mid to upper 40s. baltimore at 47. ocean city 49. the mountains will be much colder. we will have a few clouds. and this means great news for the ravens. they're back home today. 4:25. giants are in town. we'll have partly cloudy skies. sun does set at the start of the game. low 40s to start off. then dropping into the 40s throughout the game. interesting things happen as we head towards christmas eve. a storm comes in from our south. colder air. not just a rain event. notice that pink shading and blue and white starting to show up. that's a mix of snow that will be happening throughout the day monday. we're not expecting much snow accumulation but a few areas may be a little bit just in time for christmas. also into northern virginia. these places may have just a little bit of snow on the ground by christmas day new york tis how we won't have that in baltimore or anywhere across the eastern shore. just something to hope for if you are planning to travel west. watch out for those slippery roads around christmas eve and christmas day
and take a look at the peninsula. daly city, it is coming down at two tenths of 1 in. and half moon bay indicating heavy conditions with 2-1/4 inches report it. and the east bay is also showing one-half inch per hour, alameda, and danville and of course the san ramon area. taking a look at that the planners steady, heavy rainfall. showers on/off. and it is windy. this wind advisory for the north bay until about 1:00 p.m. the east bay and it is going to taper off. still however, mostly cloudy conditions but a dry start. taking a look at futurecast it is indicating moderate/heavy. it will press self livermore, mountain view, modern/heavy by 10:00 a.m. and by noon, it will taper off. showers on the/off for the afternoon at the same for the north bay. still dealing with moderate rainfall for the south bay and by 4:00 p.m. it will continue to press out with re until 8:00 p.m. the we are going to seek drier conditions. we could even see some sunshine possibly tomorrow. with rainfall totals when this is all said and done 1-2 in. to-4 in. of the higher elevations. with a 2-4 in. at the col othe
not seen in almost a decade. by december, close to 500 people were killed in the city. >> just not the gang bangers. right now innocent kids and women are being shot on a daily basis. >> averaging more than a murder a day, most of the crime happened in a few specific areas. >> the entire city suffers when violence happens and this idea of not in my backyard is not okay. >> we start this morning with breaking news from italy. >> a massive cruise ship, the "costa concordia" on its side after running aground in january. 32 passengers and crew were killed. the captain faces charged. >> the ship's captain is being charged for manslaughter and abandoning ship. the sentencing of jerry sandusky. >> carol, jerry sandusky will die in jail. >> a judge sentenced him to at least 30 years in jail, after he was convicted of 45 counts of child sex abuse. despite the mounting of evidence against him, sandusky continues to proclaim his innocence. he is in the process of appealing his sentence. number three, the shooting of unarmed 17-year-old trayvon martin. >> my son left sanford, florida, in a body bag whi
. >> it is 32 miles to the gallon. >> he is not alone on i-95 south in dale city. >> now, we're not moving at all. >> this is typical. >> dorothy is one of the 83 million americans hitting the roads this weekend. >> right around here it gets bad, it speeds up and slows down. >> all talk at the rest stops is 7% fall in gas prices make the car a better choice than a plane. even if you are the jazz family driving from montreal to florida. >> here it is $50 and $100 in canada. >> aaa says only 6% of travelers are flying. 100,000 are taking trains or buses. >> it took me $40 to fill up my tank. >> at least this time around the car is king. even if you have to pack your patience. >> it's ok, it's all good. >> conditions today were nice and dry. we should tell you there were a lot of stops and starts but people are moving along. still, there are a lot of slowdowns and, of course, possible changes coming with the weather. that is something that drivers should keep an eye out for. >> all right richard, thank you. many people are wondering what kind of considers t
of clout in the city. when an issue like this takes hold and it appeals not on an ideological point of view. so much of the feelings are filtered through the personal stories that fred and i were talking about. when it has that quality, it transcends ideology and it transcends partisanship so when a joe scarborough says i'm not looking at this through the lens of my kids, not through the lens of political advantage, that's a very different way of looking at it and, therefore, has the chance of continuing. >> too often, fred, as we saw in the presidential campaign. the media didsant talk about gun control. >> now president obama clearly shak shaken, like all of us, about what happened in connecticut. that makes it easier for journalists to keep it on the front burner. >> it's not the journalist s responsibility to keep it on the frontburner. >> i disagree. >> we cover the news. we cannot, it is the news this week. it is the news through the holidays, okay. is it going to be the news the first week in january? only if politicians, political leaders and corporate leaders, civic leaders make it
. >> what about other tax cities in understand there's three other taxes we could get hit with. what are they? >> talking to steven moore about t you clearly -- the federal income tax, your going to see a -- we are going to revert back to the 2000 tax schedule you so the top tax rate will bounce up to 39.6%. then you look at the dividend tax rate. right now, it's at 15% it can jump as high as 43%. capital gains taxes from 15% up to 20%. so, you could see that the implications, the negative implications just to wall street but also to those individuals that you are living on a fixed income. so this impacts all americans, not just the wealthy americans. this goes top and bottom to everybody involved. >> and what about the payroll tax holiday? if that expires what does that mean for our paychecks come january? >> well, the very first paycheck, cnn viewers want to know this, the very first paycheck they will receive in 2013 will be reduced by 2%. now that may seem like a nominal figure right at the start, but as long as you continue this throughout deep into 2013, you're looking at real
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city. you know, our children are -- our laboratories may not be in every community, but our discoveries are. everything we're doing is being sent out worldwide, all of our discoveries. what distinguishes st. jude from all the other hospitals, all the other children's hospitals is that we're a research center and a treatment center. so every child has a scientist and a doctor work on their case. and every child is getting a customized treatment. that's why we've been able to raise these survival rates from 4% when my dad opened the hospital to 94% today. but what's exciting is working on that 6%, you know, to find the customized treatment that's going to bring every single one of those kids. >> it's amazing the break throughs that comes with all these treatments. i know somebody involved with bone cancers in los angeles, actually, who said just recently they had a new break through which meant that women who had to have a leg amputated for a particular time of bone cancer can now walk out. and that's happened in the last year. that must be replicated in all sorts of areas. >> we do with
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pressure water hoses. demonstrators hit the streets after a woman was gang-raped on a moving city bus last weekend. they're defending the toughening of india's rape laws. meanwhile, further knott a protest over the assault of another woman turned deadly wrash a video journalist was killed by police gunfire in protests there. >>> one of the most senior navy s.e.a.l. officers is dead in afghanistan. investigators believe he killed himself. this is the officer i'm talking about. navy commander joe w. price, 42 years old. a pentagon official says there's no indication he was involved in any military-related investigations or controversies. the navy has launched a full inquiry. >>> president hugo chavez is on the mend. that's according to venezuela's vice president who gave an update on his boss's condition this weekend. chavez has cancer and had surgery december 11th in cuba. vice president nicolas medura has been running things in venezuela during chavez's treatment. he describes hugo chavez as recovering and getting stronger every day. >>> a british newspaper is taking lance armstrong to cou
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